New from NAPPA Awards

An Interview with Award-Winning Author Paul Axtell

16 July 2018 | 8:34 pm We were lucky enough to be able to interview Paul Axtell, the author of the NAPPA award-winning parenting book, 10 Powerful Things to Say to Your Kids: Second Edition. With a great understanding of the power of conversation, Paul Axtell shares his best tips on positive parenting and how parents can build healthy relationships with their kids. […]

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America’s Greatest National Parks for Your Adventurous Family

16 July 2018 | 8:27 pm
Natural landmarks bring beauty, fun and wonder to any family vacation. Go out there and enjoy these awe-inspiring national parks and create unforgettable memories for your whole family.   Yellowstone National Park (WY)   Yellowstone National Park became the world’s first National Park for a reason. At over two million acres, the park houses more […]

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Fun in the Sun

5 July 2018 | 9:23 pm
We have some great NAPPA Award-winning products perfect for your next pool party or a day at the beach! Zoocchini Swim Diapers and Sunhat Sets When you’re ready to hit the pool or the beach with your little one, these adorable swim diaper and sunhat sets from Zoocchini are a must have! The diapers are light weight, […]

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Best Kids Tunes

5 July 2018 | 7:21 pm
We have some great summertime tunes that your whole family will enjoy. Perfect for your next road trip, a day at the beach or just an impromptu dance party in the kitchen! Listen and enjoy! Strawberry Wind by Jessie Baylin Jessie Baylin, a Nashville based songwriter and mother of two young children, aimed to create […]

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Best Parenting Books

5 July 2018 | 7:13 pm
Every stage of our child’s development brings new challenges and new opportunities for us parents to learn and grow with our child. Check out these wonderful NAPPA Award-winning books to help guide you from sleepless nights with a newborn through the turbulent middle school years. Newborn 101: Secrets from Expert Nurses on Preparing and Caring […]

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Bath Time Fun

5 July 2018 | 6:13 pm
As parents, we know bath time can at times be a struggle. That’s why we’re so excited to share these NAPPA Award-winning products to help make this daily ritual a little more fun and a little less of a hassle. Foam-ol-ogy Collection [Fün] Foam-ol-ogy is a children’s 3-in-1 Shampoo, Hand, and Body Wash line dedicated to […]

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Best Travel Toys & Games

22 June 2018 | 5:16 pm
For a lot of us summer is a great time to visit grandparents and other extended family. It’s also a perfect time to step away from our daily routines and take some time away exploring a new city, a nearby beach or a national park. Wherever your summer travels take you, these great new NAPPA […]

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Get Creative This Summer

22 June 2018 | 5:16 pm
Summer is a great time for fun and trying something new and creative. These recent NAPPA Winners bring the fun and the learning. Make Beautiful Music The ONE Piano Hi-Lite is the first-ever piano strip that turns any 88-key piano or keyboard into a smart learning device that teaches kids and adults to play in […]

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Best Toys for Babies & Toddlers

22 June 2018 | 5:15 pm
What makes a great toy for babies and toddlers — it has to be fun and colorful of course. But it should also enhance social/emotional learning and little ones’ motor skills. These recent NAPPA winners hit all the marks! Lulla Doll The Lulla Doll  is a sleep companion for preemies, babies and toddlers. It imitates […]

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Outdoor Toys for Summer Fun

22 June 2018 | 5:13 pm
The Super Spinner is a 2018 NAPPA Winner, Best Outdoor Toys
School is out and it’s time to PLAY! With these new NAPPA winners, your kids will not want to come inside. Super Spinner Get ready for some spinning fun with PlayMonster’s Super Spinner. The round curved seat centers little bodies in the most secure part of the seat; combined with its adjustable double-braided ropes and weather-resistant […]

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Take It Along

11 June 2018 | 10:23 pm
Summer means more time at grandma’s and more playdates. These recent NAPPA winners are perfect to take along wherever you’re headed this summer. Pop-Oh-Ver Stove and Counter Top Sets Say hello to Pop-oh-ver, the clever brand of durable and detailed kitchen play sets that assemble in two minutes over a sturdy household chair! The Pop-oh-ver […]

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Summer Essentials

7 June 2018 | 10:11 pm
We are so excited for the beginning of summer! Warm weather and family fun is what summer is all about and we have some great products perfect for those long, warm nights and sunny swim and beach days. COOEEE-Fun in the Sun Hat COOEEE  is a fun in the sun hat and UV eye protection […]

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Fun with Water Play

7 June 2018 | 9:20 pm
What better way to cool off in the summer than with some super fun water toys! We got some great ones for you! Bunch O Balloons Marvel™ Avengers™ Bunch O Balloons, by ZURU, has teamed up with Marvel Avengers to take down the summer heat. With blockbuster character symbols printed on the balloons, such as […]

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Bubbles & Games

7 June 2018 | 5:34 pm
Is it that time of year already? With summer quickly approaching, there’s no shortage of fun to have. Grab your friends and some sunscreen and dive into these products with us!    Glove-A-Bubbles Churn out oodles of BUBBLES with the wave of your hand with Glove-A-Bubbles! Kids remove the bubble pouch from the glove and […]

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Happy Travels: Best Products for the Road

3 June 2018 | 10:42 pm
Whether you’re road-tripping to Grandma’s or flying to a fun family vacation, traveling with kids can be tough. Here are some awesome new NAPPA Winning products that can make your travel time go just a little bit more smoothly. Perfect Granola The Perfect Granola granolas and granola bars are healthy and delicious and all made […]

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Fun and Educational Apps

8 May 2018 | 7:47 pm
These fun new mobile applications let kids of all ages learn and play all at the same time! BusyKid – Allowance Simplified: BusyKid is the first and only app where children can learn how to earn, save, share, spend and invest real allowance. By completing weekly chores, children 5-16 get to earn money and experience some […]

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Best Tunes for Kids & Families

4 May 2018 | 7:28 pm
Whether it’s time for a dance party or you’re looking for some road trip tunes, these NAPPA winners are sure to be music the whole family will enjoy! Rivers of Love: Singer-songwriter Kare Strong and Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist Josh Goforth join forces to create sweet, fun and gentle songs for the whole family. The songs tell […]

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A Conversation with Michele Liddle

20 April 2018 | 6:29 pm
Meet Michele Liddle, founder of The Perfect Granola and NAPPA 2018 Winner Before launching the Perfect Granola, what was keeping you busy? While creating The Perfect Granola I worked fulltime as a Business Development Manager for an Electric Motor Shop traveling during the day to accounts in the Erie PA, Buffalo, NY and Rochester, NY areas. […]

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NAPPA Product Round Up: Healthy Living

13 April 2018 | 10:42 pm These NAPPA Winning products are fantastic ways to live happy and healthy, we’re covering everything from healthy foods to awesome toys for Spring-time fun! Perfect Granola The Perfect Granola granolas and granola bars are healthy and delicious and all made with superfood ingredients without added refined sugars, corn syrups, chemicals, or preservatives. We share our […]

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All About Baby & Everything for New Moms

13 April 2018 | 10:38 pm
These NAPPA Winning Products are great for growing little ones and are amazing products for new mommas who could use a hand! Milk Boss Milk Boss from Itzy Ritzy is an infant feeding support, burping pillow and arm cushion all in one. It supports caretaker’s arm and keeps it from getting tired. Its unique, rolling […]

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A Conversation with… Catherine McCord

14 March 2018 | 9:24 pm
Celebrating Mom-Owned Businesses Meet Catherine McCord, Founder of One Potato, NAPPA 2018 Winner     What inspired you to start One Potato? We started One Potato in direct response to parental demand. For years I heard from Weelicious families who all said, “Thank you for the recipes on the website, and the cookbooks, but now […]

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The Hottest Toy Trends of 2018

13 March 2018 | 5:09 pm
We just got back from the annual International Toy Fair in New York and what fun we had!   The Javitz Center in Manhattan was overtaken by all things fun – imagine the size of 7 football fields filled with the latest toys and games. STEM/STEAM-related toys, that teach coding and robot building, were a […]

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2017 Holiday Gifts—STEM

6 February 2018 | 5:11 am These award-winning tech and STEM products are great ways to get little ones interested in building and discovering.       IDO3D 3D Print Shop: This 3D Print Shop is a battery-operated tech device that provides a simple-function 3D printing experience perfect for kids to learn the basics of 3D printing right from their own […]

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